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Cody Mewhirter 2012 David Sinclair/McDaniel College

BELLE VERNON, Pa. – Cody Mewhirter (Hampstead, Md./North Carroll) fired a three-round score of 219 to lead McDaniel to a 14th-place finish at the Vulcan Invitational hosted by California (Pa.) in men's golf action on Saturday and Sunday.

At the two-day, 54-hole tournament of mostly Division II programs, the Green Terror combined for two sub-300 rounds on Saturday. McDaniel fired a round of 296 in the morning round before following that up with a score of 297 in the afternoon 18 on Cedarbrook's Red Course.

Playing the longer Gold Course on Sunday, the Green Terror posted a score of 317 to finish with a score of 910. Indiana (Pa.) won the 16-team tournament with a score of 862 (284-279-299).

Mewhirter finished day one with a score of 141, one under on the par-71 course. He carded a 70 in the opening round before finishing the day with an even-par 71. He posted a round of 78 on a par-72 course that is 557 yards longer.

James Lillie (Garret Park, Md./Walter Johnson) posted a 54-hole score of 228 that included a low round of 74 in round two. He posted the team's best score on the Gold Course with a 76 on Sunday. He opened the tournament with a round of 78.

Alex Kane (Denvers, Mass./Masconomet Regional) finished with a total of 230, firing round of 74 and 75 on Saturday for a 149 before posting an 81 on Sunday.

Steven Tanen (Laurel Hallow, N.Y./Cold Spring Harbor) registered a score of 236 behind an opening-round score of 74. He added a 77 in Saturday's afternoon round.

Kyle Chittim (Annapolis, Md./Broadneck) finished with a total of 242 (78-82-82) to round out the McDaniel competitors.

The Green Terror returns to action at its own Mason-Dixon Collegiate Classic at The Bridges Golf Club on Saturday and Sunday. Tee time is 8:30 a.m. both days.

Team Scores: 1. Indiana (Pa.) 862 (284-279-299), 2. Mercyhurst 881 (289-285-307), 3. West Chester 882 (294-281-307), 4. California (Pa.) 892 (286-295-311), 5. Carnegie Mellon 893 (286-294-313), 6. California (Pa.) Club 894 (296-292-306), 7. Washington & Jefferson 896 (295-290-311), 8. Point Park 898 (293-295-310), 9. Clarion 899 (289-292-318), 10T. Allegheny 900 (295-290-315), 10T. Millersville 900 (287-294-319), 12. West Liberty 901 (300-286-315), 13. California (Pa.) "B" 907 (283-302-322), 14. McDaniel 910 (296-297-317), 15. Gannon 914 (308-294-312), 16. Pitt-Johnstown 929 (311-298-320).

McDaniel Results: -. Cody Mewhirter 219 (70-71-78), -. James Lillie 228 (78-74-76), -. Alex Kane 230 (74-75-81), -. Steven Tanen 236 (74-77-85), -. Kyle Chittim 242 (78-82-82).

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